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Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin said Thursday his country had lifted restrictions on Japanese food imports imposed following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, due to a lower risk of radioactive contamination.

Locsin said during a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi in Manila that the Philippines had eliminated on Wednesday the need for radiation test results for shipments of some types of seafood and agricultural products from Fukushima and surrounding areas.

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